Yard Waste

Accepted Materials: Leaves and grass only.

Not Accepted: Branches and twigs.

 

Household Organics Recycling

The following items are accepted for Household Organics Recycling.  Click HERE for a printable version.

What is accepted?

Food Scraps
• Fruits and vegetables 
• Meat, fish, shellfish and bones
• Dairy products (yogurt and cheese)
• Eggs and eggshells
• Bread, pasta, and baked goods 
• Pet food

Food-Soiled and Non-Recyclable Paper
• Food-soiled paper including pizza boxes, paper napkins, and paper towels 
• Facial tissue, tissue paper, paper egg cartons, toilet paper and paper towel rolls 

Certified Compostable Products
•Certified compostable cups, plates, bowls, napkins, utensils
*Must have BPI or Cedar Grove logo on product or product container. Search for your product here to see if it’s BPI certified.

Other Compostable Items
• Coffee grounds, filters, and tea bags
• Cotton balls and paper swabs
• Floral trimmings and house plants
• Hair and nail clippings
• Wood chopsticks, popsicle sticks, and toothpicks

NOT Accepted
These items are recyclable and are NOT accepted:
• Cartons, glass, metal, paper and plastic

These items are considered trash and are NOT accepted:
• Non-certified compostable products- products labeled biodegradable 
• Styrofoam
• Foil-lined products
• Pet or human waste products 

See a complete yes/no list here